Dec. 1, 2021
Photo 1: the site is ready to be turned over for the building construction in spring 2022.
Photo 2: fencing has been completed around the synthetic turf field area and a concrete walkway has been constructed from the north neighborhood into the campus.
Photo 3: parking lot light bases have been installed and wired in both the staff and visitor/parent parking lots.
Nov. 23, 2021
Photo 1: preparing the site for phase 2 building construction in spring.
Nov. 16, 2021
Photos 1-2: phase 1 site work is wrapping up in preparation for building construction.
Nov. 8, 2021
Photos 1-2: utility trenching continues in the area where the building will be sited.
Photo 3: this aerial provides an overhead view of the trenching and installation of catch basins on the building site.
Oct. 27, 2021
Oct. 18, 2021
Photos 1-2: these aerial photos show the extent of site work so far. The dropoffs/parking lots have been curbed and paved. Site work in the building area includes addition of base rock and the start of utility trenching.
Photo 3: crew members work in a shored trench to lay storm drain pipe to the catch basin in the parking lot. Shoring keeps the trench walls from collapsing on the workers.
Oct. 11, 2021
Photos 1-2: crew members construct the framing for the concrete curb that will surround the perimeter of the synthetic turf field.
Photo 3: inside a catch basin, a crew member directs the excavator operator where to backfill around the basin.
Photo 4: 7-year-old Jego supervises the backfilling from his operator's cabin. His extremely calm demeanor is a result of his firm attachment and dedication to his owner.
Photo 5: the backfill is complete, to be followed by compaction.
Photo 6: a crew member digs to re-locate a utility line.
Photo 7: this aerial view shows the extent of the site work so far.
Oct. 5, 2021
Photos 1-2: curbwork continues in the parent dropoff/parking lot as crew members construct the framing for the concrete pour.
Photo 3: catchbasins for storm drains are being installed on the curb perimeters.
Photo 4: utility pipes sit on site, ready for installation.
Photo 5: light pole bases have been installed in the center of the planting strip for the parking lot.
Sept. 30, 2021
Photos 1-3: the bus and parent dropoffs and parking lots are becoming better defined as light bases and utilities are installed and curb areas are shaping up.
Sept. 21, 2021
Photo 1: this aerial view shows the current progress of grading around the site. At the top left of the photo is the bus dropoff and staff parking lot. At the top center is the synthetic turf field. The school building will be located toward Kinnaman Road at the bottom left to center of the photo, with the parent dropoff/parking lot to the right of the building.
Photo 2: posts for the backstop fencing are being added to the perimeter fencing for the synthetic turf field.
Sept. 14, 2021
Photo 1: fence posts are starting to be erected around the perimeter of the turf field area.
Photo 2: application of base gravel as well as grading continues around the site. Concrete utiity vaults have been installed in the north parking lot area (top left of photo).
Sept. 8, 2021
Photo 1: all the excess dirt has been removed from the site. Base gravel is starting to be applied.
Photo 2: grading has begun for the synthetic turf field.
Aug. 17, 2021
Photo 1: this aerial view shows the extent of site work on the ES29 campus.
Photo 2: trenching has started for utility pipes.
Photo 3: dirt continues to be moved off site, for an estimated total of 34,000 cubic yards.
Aug. 3, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: base gravel is starting to be laid in the area for the turf field as more dirt is removed from the site via dump trucks.
July 27, 2021
Photo 1: excess dirt is loaded onto a dump truck for removal from the site.
Photo 2: this aerial view from the west side and looking to the east shows the extent of excavation and grading so far.
July 23, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: excavation and grading of the site continue.
July 14, 2021
Photos 1 and 2: work has begun with excavation of the site.
Photo 3: the Reed's Crossing development has posted a sign highlighting the upcoming opening of the school in fall 2023.
July 6, 2021
The school site is bounded by SE Reed Drive on the west side and SE Kinnaman Street on the south.